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[USA] Smokers in the US may have declined but the dangers to smoking stay lethal

Growing concern: Tobacco products still pose significant risks to health, and while the number of smokers in the United States has significantly declined, for every American smoker who has quit, the global rate of smoking has increased.
The Star (my)
added Mar 28, 2015 07:52
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Ken Burns unravels the mysteries of cancer in PBS film

The film discusses the groundbreaking surgeon general's report in the 1960s strongly linking cigarette smoking to cancer and the slow but steady reduction, at least in the United States, of probably the best-known carcinogen. "You could say, 'Does that ma
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 27, 2015 13:22
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1 in 5 Americans still smoke a half-century after first surgeon general's report on its dangers

She listed these steps: Increased taxation would price buyers out of the market, smoke-free laws that prohibit smoking in certain areas need to be enacted in all states, and Medicaid must do more to help smokers quit. More prevention programs and pressure
Rochester (MN) Post-Bulletin
added Mar 21, 2015 12:02
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GLANTZ: ACS. Harvard, and NCI researchers conclude that smoking causes breast cancer: This is important to all women

It is time to actively integrate breast cancer into tobacco control efforts, particularly for the CDC and US Surgeon General to add breast cancer to the official list of disease smoking and secondhand smoke “causes.” This recognition will be particularl
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 3, 2015 04:13
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MURTHY: Working Toward a Tobacco-Free Generation: 51 Years of Progress

With the release of the 50th anniversary report, we directly called on all sectors of society to help make the next generation tobacco-free. Our partners answered that call with remarkable action. These are just a few examples of the incredible work done
US Dept. of Health and Human Services
added Feb 7, 2015 23:16
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Are E-Cigarettes Heros Or Harmful? A Look At The Science

Check Google. Run a quick search of e-cigarettes.... One thing we know for sure is that we have to prevent groups, like teenagers, getting hooked on e-cigarettes that were never tobacco users in the first place. There’s no reason to risk long-term damage
Yahoo!
added Feb 2, 2015 19:37
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[California] SATEL: New Surgeon General Should Prescribe Scientific Honesty On E-Cigarettes

Murthy must use his bully pulpit to promote scientific integrity and to emphasize the concept of “trade-offs” in policy-making. Public health officials like California’s Dr. Chapman ... owe their constituents responsible interpretation of the data instead
Forbes
added Feb 2, 2015 18:53
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Surgeon general: 'Desperate need of clarity' on e-cigarettes

Murthy said. "I think it's important for us to understand the impact, particularly on youth, before we allow the full-fledged spread of these e-cigarettes and then later have problems that we have to deal with."
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 28, 2015 07:47
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[Louisiana] Letter: Smoking ban not as prevalent, beneficial as asserted

your map shows 18 states with total bans. Since when is 18 out of 50 “most”? ...Has anyone who supports this measure actually read the Surgeon General’s original report on smoking? Pipe smokers actually lived longer than nonsmokers.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Jan 26, 2015 21:47
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Why do teens still smoke? On addiction, advertising, and the rise of e-cigarettes

Why teens smoke at all is a question that public health advocates have been scratching their heads over since the 1960s— when a U.S. Surgeon General’s report exposed the health risks of smoking— and even more so since the 1970s, when the federal governme
Fox News
added Jan 26, 2015 17:05
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